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Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
on the internet to help educate students. but is the expense of getting online keeping some kids from getting the education they deserve? peggy fox has the story coming up at 5:30. top. >> a lot of clouds today, but radar is quiet. we are close to seasonal average. temperatures in the 40s. 47 downtown. 46 in gaithersburg. 45 in leesburg and manassas. we'll come back and tell you if you need an umbrella tomorrow or wednesday and tell you when the 60s are going to roll in. >>> after hundreds of fixes to healthcare.gov, the obama administration said it is working, but not perfectly. i'm tara in washington with the story coming up. >>> drone to doorstep delivery? the new way you could receive your online purchases. >>> the ceo of amazon has an amazing new plan to use drones in the future. he unveiled the details of the secret research and development project for the first time on 60 minutes. the goal of the plan is to get your packages to your doorstep by mini drones. within 30 minutes after they are ordered. so is this even possible? how quickly can we sign up? bruce leshan takes a
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
familiar with howard and the extent to which howard had anticipated in african education the same as the university of ft. hayre has participated in african education in east and central africa. that was a very smooth relationship for the two universities and i went there as a result set up an office, howard university, to help put in place collaboration between our university and university at howard. the bottom line of that was that we at howard established what we call the south african research and archive al project to study the anti-apartheid movement in the united states. >> dr. harris, what would you say is the legacy, the dual legacy, of nelson mandela both in south africa and in this country? and i guess i'm asking that specificically because you sort of had a bird's eye view of what he was able to do in the country and what he was able to create by extension, by reaching out to howard university to say we want there to be some role here in what happens with south africa going forward. >> well, we were very excited when he came because everyone knew about him. in respons
CBS
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
educate both physicians and patients on the dangers of drug addiction. allison reports. >> doctors in the last year of his residency when he started taking prescription pills. >> the anxiety started to build up and it became the only way that i could deal with the pressures of my life. >> his story is an epidemic, according to the american college of physicians. >> the acp issued a new list, regarding prescription drugs. nonaddictive painkillers. when narcotics must be described, doctors must carefully think of the dosage. doctors screen patients for risk of addiction and patients agree in writing that they will do as the doctor says. >> follow the prescription as written. not sort of take on the role yourself, as prescriber and physician. >> the acp says patients should not drugs are not intended to eliminate 100% of the pain. >> if that's what the patient's mind set is, he is very likely to come back and say, i wasn't getting enough relief, so i doubled the prescription. >> dr. lloyd received treatment and resumed his medical career. he's been drug-free for ten years. >> the reason
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
democracy, equality and education. >> nelson mandela will be remembered for many things. he will be certainly remembered for the way he led. his dignity, his extraordinary understanding, not just of how to bring democracy and freedom to his beloved south africa, but how important it was that he first brought freedom to himself. >> you may recall that there were a lot of disturbances after he came out and even after became president where some members of the black community did want to get even and it was mandela who once again stood up and said no, this is not the way to go. so i always see him as the george washington, the abraham lincoln and martin luther king of the people of south africa. >> i've been working for nelson mandela pretty much my whole life since i was 18. i did his first anti-apartheid gig. he made that incredible speech where he said the fight against extreme poverty is not the task of charity. it's an act of justice and that poverty like apartheid is not natural. it's manmade. >> here in the u.s. the south african ambassador announced today that washington will s
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